Drinking in football stands may lead to violence and ‘lager shampoos’, MPs told

DCMS committee hears chief constable Mark Roberts’ warningFootball fans banned from drinking in view of pitch for 36 yearsBritain’s top football police officer has told MPs that families inside stadiums could be soaked in “lager shampoos” whenever a goal goes in if the alcohol ban is lifted.Chief constable Mark Roberts of Cheshire police also warned that the growing clamour to end the 36-year prohibition on drinking in view of the pitch was a “dangerous argument” that would lead to more violence.

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